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  1. America's spooks want Congress to extend massive spying powers but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Two of the NSA's mass surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden are Prism and Upstream . Both are possible because of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which expires this year.

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  2. Uber's "sharing economy" is really the "taking economy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Boing Boing

    U Washington robot-law scholar Ryan Calo writes, "Technology ethnographer Alex Rosenblat and I have a new paper arguing that the Uber Greyball program, whereby Uber serves a fake version of the app to police, is part of a broader pattern of participant manipulation. Uber uses Greyball-like tools against drivers and consumers as well."

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  3. Chris Christie's Port Authority boss blackmailed United into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Former NJ Port Authority Chairman David Samson -- a "staunch ally" of Chris Christie -- got United to schedule an extra, largely empty Friday night flight from Newark airport to Columbia, SC, where he had his weekend place . A court has now accepted his guilty plea for accepting bribes and sentenced him to one year of house arrest and four years of probation.

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